Review on Murano

Following her departure from the Connaught in 2007, the doyenne of British female chefs Angela Hartnett (MBE) is back with a vengeance with her fine-dining restaurant in Mayfair which has been awarded a Michelin star. Named after the exclusive Venetian glass, it is gilded with elaborate sculpted chandeliers, magnificent fresco panels and traditional blown glasswork light fittings.

Hartnett (in tandem with head chef Pip Lacey ) creates top-end cuisine with strong Italian leanings - the kind of food that got her plaudits aplenty at the Connaught. Her instinct for authentic ingredients shows in - say - oven-roasted San Marzano tomatoes with Burrata Campana cheese and 2004 Manni olive oil, but British produce also figures strongly: grilled Cornish red mullet with crushed peas and white grape vinaigrette, Scotch beef fillet with Barolo, and rack of Welsh lamb with slow-cooked shoulder, tortellini and grilled courgettes.

To conclude, you might have some English strawberries with white balsamic jelly and Mascarpone sorbet or apricot soufflé with Amaretto di Saronno ice cream. There's a raised private dining area with a direct view into the kitchen, plus a mouthwatering wine list peppered with Italian games and more besides.

Murano is also featured in: Michelin Guide, Hardens, AA Guide

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Cuisine

Modern European

Chef

Angela Hartnett & Pip Lacey

Restaurant Opening Times

Lunch: 12.00 - 3.00pm Mon-Sat
Dinner: 6.30 - 11.00pm Mon-Sat

Accepted credit cards

Visa, Master Card, American Express

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Facilities at Murano

  • Private dining room
  • Private parties
  • Vegetarian menu
  • 40 covers

Address

Murano
20 - 22 Queen Street
Mayfair
West London
W1J 5PR

Nearest tube station: Green Park

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